A depiction of a broken heart, which is used to show hurt feelings or deep sorrow. The heart is represented by the <3 characters and the / is the breaking of the heart. The emoticon may be used after being rejected by bae or dumped by a gf or bf. It is the same as the <\3 emoticon but with a forward slash instead of a back slash.
A portrayal of a person's broken heart, which is used to express devastation and sadness. The heart is represented by the <3 characters and the signifies the separation of the heart. The emoticon is commonly used when words cannot adequately express your sorrow like when you are dumped by your SO, betrayed by your BFF, or can't find wifi. It is the same as the </3 emoticon but with a back slash instead of a forward slash.